Dr. Tracy Llanera

IMG_6812I am Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut, with links to the UConn Asian and Asian American Studies Institute (AAASI) and the UConn Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program (WGSS).

I was a Research Fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Ethics & Society (Sydney, Australia) in 2020-2021 and a Visiting Research Fellow at the School of Politics, Philosophy, International Relations and Environment at Keele University, United Kingdom (Spring 2018). I was also a Residential Research Fellow at the UConn Humanities Institute (Humility & Conviction in Public Life), United States last Fall 2017. I have taught graduate and undergraduate courses at the University of Connecticut (United States), Macquarie University (Australia), and the University of Santo Tomas (Philippines).

Contact: tracy.llanera@uconn.edu or tracy.llanera@gmail.com

Charlie Barley, my beloved


News: Check out this feature in New Work in Philosophy, where I talk about my new article “The Misogyny Paradox and the Alt-Right” (Hypatia, 2023).

Another essay: Feminista Vaidosas (in Portuguese) andVain Feminists (in English), Special issue on Feminist Studies and Philosophy. Forma de Vida. March 2023.

Here is an essay on the APA Public Philosophy blog, where I argue that human resilience is ambivalent and should neither be uncritically celebrated nor rejected. I also talk about what it’s like to be a “resilient” Filipina philosopher in the academic contexts of the Global North and in the Philippines.

I have been interviewed / cited (as a philosopher working on nihilism) in a New York Times feature about the treat culture and the global pandemic!

Interview with Tracy Llanera, I am an American Philosopher Series – Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, Mar 2022.